If you’re looking for a getaway in the UK then Wales has some fantastic places to choose from and has something for pretty much everyone. Here are some of the best places in Wales to go on holiday…
Tenby is without a doubt one of the most popular and picturesque holiday destinations in the whole of the UK. It has some amazing beaches and a beautiful little seaside town to wander around and relax. It also has a lovely little harbour and you can take a trip out to nearby Caldey Island. A great little holiday destination that’s perfect for couples and families. Find out more about Tenby at their visitor guide website.
Llandudno has been a family favourite holiday destination for years and it’s still just as popular as it ever was. Situated along the North Wales coastline, there’s plenty to do for the whole family, not just in Llandudno itself but in the surrounding towns and countryside too. From watersports to walking along the promenade to a trip to the theatre, there’s lots to keep everyone happy. Just spend a weekend in Llandudno and you’ll no doubt want to go back.
For some of the best scenery Wales has to offer, a trip to Snowdonia should definitely be on the cards and is perfect for those who love outdoor activities. Hiking and mountain biking are just two of the activities you can take part in, and the breath-taking views are well worth the effort.
If you want a great beach holiday in Wales then Anglesey is a great place to go. Being an island, it’s got plenty of coastline and there are loads of great beaches to check out. If you want an affordable family holiday then it’s a fantastic destination; the kids will love playing on the beach, rock pooling, and splashing around in the sea whilst you laze in the beach.
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For those taking a trip to South Wales who want to spend some time outdoors with nature then the Brecon Beacons is ideal. The National Park is brimming with places to visit, such as Roman villages, waterfalls and churches & monasteries. For those who like outdoor activities then you can try your hand at mountain biking, rock climbing, white water rafting, hang-gliding and much more.
Yet another beautiful part of Wales is the Gower Peninsula. One of the first places to be designated ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, the area is actually relatively small but still has plenty of beautiful views and sites of historical interest. Find out more about the area here.
Being the capital of the country, there is of course plenty to do in Cardiff. The Natural History Museum in the city is the most popular tourist attraction in the whole of Wales, whilst you can go out and see some of the historical sites for yourself in the surrounding areas. It is also quite a metropolitan area, perfect for those who enjoy a more urban environment as well as the countryside.